Library Director Salary (United States)

A Library Director earns an average salary of $58,162 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management, Operations Management, Administration, and Budget Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Library Director Total Pay (?
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$31,913 - $98,145
(Median)
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58K
78K
98K
MEDIAN: $58,161
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Library Director Total Pay (?
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$9.11 - $26.16
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$31,913 - $98,145  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,052 - $96,062  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 462
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.11 - $26.16  
   
Overtime
$1.02 - $24.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,052 - $96,062  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 462
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Job Description for Library Director
  • Promote library services and resources, and ensure library policies and procedures are followed.
  • Oversee library operations including planning, budgeting and staffing.
  • Direct the library services program, and participates in formulating long range goals and objectives.
  • Stay abreast of technology in order to work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Atlanta
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$52,000
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Experience Affects Library Director Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Library Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 21%
National Average
$52,000
Cataloging
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Gender
Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
30%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 18%
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